The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo invites applications for three full-time tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor rank in structural engineering. The anticipated start date is Fall 2020. Preferred areas of specialization are categorized under the three topics below, however, all applicants meeting the required qualifications will be considered.
Small Structures: new materials, modern construction methods, emerging technology in design/build including 3D construction printing (3DCP), and life cycle costs. Applications include light frame structures, masonry, timber, tilt?up, prefabricated structures, cross laminated timber (CLT), and robotic fabrication.
Structural Engineering for Climate Change: loading impacts due to climate change, infrastructure resilience, risk and reliability in extreme events, sustainable materials/methods in modern structural engineering.
Bridge Engineering: areas of interest include (1) emphasis in existing bridge infrastructure including condition assessment, remote sensing/health monitoring, bridge rehabilitation/resilience, and modern technology applied to bridge engineering/construction materials/methods; (2) new bridge design/construction areas of interest include modern materials, smart infrastructure, resilience, and design for extreme events.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: (a) teaching undergraduate classes and laboratories in civil engineering and structural engineering as well as graduate courses in a specialization area; (b) supervising student research; (c) developing and maintaining externally-funded research; (d) maintaining and enhancing currency in modern industry practices; (e) engaging in service activities that improve the department, college, university, and/or wider practice.
HOW TO APPLY
For more information and to apply, please visit jobs.calpoly.edu and apply to Job 494397. Applicants must provide the following supplemental documents: (1) a concise cover letter summarizing the applicant’s qualifications and interest in the position; (2) a current curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references; (4) a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; (5) a statement of research interests; (6) a statement on diversity and inclusivity which supports the applicant’s ability to foster a diverse and inclusive environment. Examples include but are not limited to implementing inclusive classroom environments, mentoring students with diverse backgrounds, outreach to under-represented student populations, implementing bias mitigation, and previous professional development in diversity and inclusion topics.
Finalists chosen to interview on campus will be required to provide three letters of recommendation and official transcripts. Applicants are encouraged to submit materials by December 16, 2019 for full consideration; however, the positions will remain open until filled. For questions, please contact the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates are required to have earned undergraduate and doctorate degrees in a field closely-related to structural engineering by the time of appointment. A commitment to teaching in an applied undergraduate/graduate engineering program is expected as well as a commitment to scholarship in their field of expertise. Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral use of the English language is required.
Preference will be given to candidates with (1) professional licensure and industry/consulting experience; (2) prior scholarly publications; (3) previous experience writing and/or managing grants; (4) experience fostering a collaborative, supportive and inclusive environment.